Operating in partnership with the BC Lung Association and the BC Government, the Provincial Wood Stove Exchange Program aims to motivate BC homeowners to swap their old, uncertified wood-burning appliances for more efficient, cleaner-burning models.
The City of Kamloops is applying to the 2019 Provincial Wood Stove Exchange Program. Upon approval, the program will be launched in early 2019. Please check this webpage for program updates.
The 2018 Kamloops Wood Stove Exchange Program (WSEP) is now complete. A total of 29 uncertified wood-burning appliances were decommissioned in Kamloops in 2018. The City’s 2018 WSEP matched the provincial offer of a $250 rebate for exchanging a wood‑burning appliance for a certified wood-burning appliance and a $400 rebate for a cleaner‑burning appliance exchange (wood pellet stove, natural gas, or heat pump). Additional rebates were provided by FortisBC and BC Hydro. In total, available rebates ranged from $250 to $1,600, depending on the type of replacement appliance.